Legal Resources For Elderly Workshops Sept. 27, Oct. 6

SBNM News:

ALBUQUERQUE — The Legal Resources for the Elderly Program has one in-person workshop scheduled for Oct. 6 in addition to a virtual webinar held Sept. 20 and another scheduled for Sept. 27.

The Sept. 27 webinar will cover information regarding Powers of Attorney, including the Financial Power of Attorney and Advance Health Care Directives. Topics discussed will include things to consider when picking an agent, what powers to grant an agent, how to revoke a Power of Attorney document and the possible consequences of not having one in place in a time of need. This workshop is 11 a.m. MT via Zoom.

The in-person workshop Oct. 6 will cover Powers of Attorney, Advance Health Care Directives, Probate, Non-Probate Transfers (Including Transfer on Death Deeds) and Institutional Medicaid. An attorney will also be available on-site to prepare and execute POA and AHCD documents after the presentation. Please call LREP at 505.797.6005 as required for pre-registration.

To register for the September webinars, people can call 505.797.6005 and provide their first and last name and email address or register at Sept. 27.

You will receive a confirmation email after registering for either virtual workshop that will contain information about joining the webinar.

The October workshop LREP: Fort Sumner Presentation is 10-11:15 a.m. MT, Thursday, Oct. 6 at Fort Sumner Public Library, 235 W. Sumner Ave., Fort Sumner, NM 88119.

POA and AHCD Clinic: 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. MT

The State Bar of New Mexico was organized in 1886 and is composed of more than 9,000 members. Its purposes are to aid the courts in administering justice and preserving the rule of law, and to foster a high standard of integrity and competence within the legal profession.

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